8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Sean Lock, Jimmy Carr, Jon Richardson. Copyright: Zeppotron.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Channel 4 panel show based on the words and numbers game. 118 episodes (17 series), 2012 - 2019. Stars Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and others.

Another series is in development.
Series 6, Episode 3 is repeated on More4 today at 11:05pm.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Joe Wilkinson, Victoria Coren Mitchell. Copyright: Zeppotron.

Series 15, Episode 7

Jimmy Carr hosts a brand new show, as Sean Lock and Kevin Bridges take on guest captain Joe Wilkinson and Victoria Coren Mitchell. Plus special guest Adam Kay joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, while maths whizz Rachel Riley looks after the numbers.


Joe and Victoria won, 46 points to 36.

Broadcast details

Friday 24th August 2018
Channel 4
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
    Sean Lock Self
    Rachel Riley Self
    Susie Dent Self
    Joe Wilkinson Self
    Guest cast
    Kevin Bridges Guest
    Victoria Coren Mitchell Guest
    Adam Kay Self
    Writing team
    Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
    Gary Delaney Writer (Additional Material)
    Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
    Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
    Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
    Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
    Martin Trenaman Writer (Additional Material)
    Phil Kerr Writer (Additional Material)
    James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
    Tom Baker Writer (Additional Material)
    Michael Stranney Writer (Additional Material)
    Henry Paker Writer (Additional Material)
    Lloyd Langford Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    Barbara Wiltshire Director
    Damian Eadie Series Producer
    Jordan Read Series Producer
    Frazer Yorke Producer
    Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
    Richard Osman Executive Producer
    Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
    Richard Cohen Executive Producer
    Lisa Kirk Senior Producer
    Jodie Krstic Senior Producer
    Jamie Shemeld Editor
    George Winfield Editor
    Del Shoebridge Editor
    Rudi Thackray Production Designer
    Roger Williams (as Roger Toakley-Williams) Lighting Designer
    Alan Hawkshaw Composer
    Mat Osman Composer
    John Pohlhammer Announcer


    Joe Wilkinson doesn't press the buzzer

    The panel are in stitches over Joe Wilkinson's failure to press the buzzer.

    Featuring: Jimmy Carr, Joe Wilkinson, Victoria Coren Mitchell.


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